In this issue:
"Unclear Dangers", by Amy Davidson: The crisis in Baltimore.
LIFE AND LETTERS
"Outside In", by Kathryn Schulz: Nell Zink turned her back on the publishing world. It found her anyway.
"Lighting the Brain", by John Colapinto: Karl Deisseroth and the optogenetics breakthrough.
"Mirror Stage", by Malcolm Gladwell: A memoir of working undercover for the Drug Enforcement Administration.
"Anatomy of Error", by Joshua Rothman: A surgeon remembers his mistakes.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Distant Emotions", by Anthony Lane: Good Kill and Slow West.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.